201: Principles and Elements of Sociology. 0-3-3. An introduction to the structures and processes of group behavior.
202: Social Problems. 0-3-3. Selected social problems in contemporary American society.
205: Introduction to Anthropology. 0-3-3. Introduction to the origin and development of man; the nature and development of culture.
210: Introduction to Criminal Justice. 0-3-3. A survey of the criminal justice system, its history and organization at the local, state and federal levels.
230: The Social Welfare System in the United States. 0-3-3. A study of the social welfare system and the effort to prevent or resolve social problems encountered by individuals, groups, families, and communities.
304: Social Psychology. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102 or SOC 201. A study of the nature of social behavior; a psychological analysis of society and social institutions.
306: Juvenile Delinquency. 0-3-3. Preq., PSYC 102 or SOC 201 or 202. The nature, causes, extent, and methods of treatment of juvenile delinquency.
308: The Family. 0-3-3. A study of the family as a social institution with comparisons of family life in various societies.
312: Minority Groups. 0-3-3. Minority/dominant relationships, their effect on individuals and the society.
313: The Sociology of Deviance. 0-3-3. Factors and conditions which underlie disagreement about fundamental values; their relation to social maladjustment; evaluation of theories; group approaches to reintegration.
314: Criminology. 0-3-3. Theories of the origins of crime; analysis of specific types of offenders, prevention, control, and treatment.
320: Research Methods. 0-3-3. Preq., STAT 200 or consent of instructor. Scientific methods and their application in social analysis; procedures in testing sociological theory; computer and data analysis.
330: An Introduction to Social Work. 0-3-3. An examination of Social Work within the social welfare system. A review of the multiple roles of the social worker in service delivery and practice.
340: Urban Sociology. 0-3-3 The influence of socio-cultural factors and their consequences for urban America.
345: Social Stratification. 0-3-3. Types and results of social inequality; social class, status and power as determinants of behavior, values and life chances.
401: Social Theory. 0-3-3. Preq., Junior standing. The development of sociological theory and its relation to research.
410: Family Violence. 0-3-3. A sociological examination of the types, extent, causes, and consequences of violence between family members and intimate partners; policy implication are explored.
416: Sociology of Education. 0-3-3. The education system and the larger society; education as a social structure and process; implications for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
418: Social Control. 0-3-3. Informal and formal regulative processes in social behavior, with reference to techniques and processes of social control.
420: Treatment of Offenders. 0-3-3. Preq., SOC 314. A study of principles of treatment of offenders; application of social science principles to treatment of offenders; interviewing, guidance, and counseling of offenders.
424: The Sociology of Corrections. 0-3-3. Trends, issues and problems in the field of corrections.
425: Family Therapy. 0-3-3. Preq., SOC 201 or F&CS 210 or SOC 308. A survey of family therapy; the family as a system; theoretical models of modern practice, state laws and policies; code of ethics governing family therapy.
435: Sociology of Aging. 0-3-3. Preq., consent of instructor. Social and biological problems as a consequence of aging. Current issues, deficiencies and resources available to deal with specific problems.
436: Grieving and Loss. 0-3-3. An analysis of loss, grief and bereavement. An assessment of services, programs, treatments, stress reduction techniques and communication skills.
437: Retirement and Community. 0-3-3. Seminar for advanced students. An examination of retirement and the various environments in which people age.
444: Substance Abuse. 0-3-3. Social, cultural and individual problems associated with alcohol and drug use. Family and other group responses. The nature and treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction.
450: Sociology of Religion. 0-3-3. Seminar for advanced students in social sciences. An examination of religion as a multilevel sociological phenomenon.
455: Social Movements and Collective Behavior. 0-3-3. Seminar for advanced students in social sciences. Social movements and collective behavior as studied in sociology, such as fads, migrations, mass hysteria, disaster reactions, and riots.